Hipping up the Awesome 1930’s Helen of Troy Orange #Cake Recipe – The Cake That Launched a Thousand Ships

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A classic 1930’s comeback cake called the Helen of Troy Orange Cake! It’s a nice historic cake recipe hipped up to way-cool! It’s lookin’ pretty, popping with bright citrus flavors and it’s unique (especially if you use the blood orange option). Oh — AND it has a delicate tangerine custard filling with a dreamy tangerine cream frosting. Yeah! Continue reading

Lizzie’s Vintage Cherry Cake Recipe using Homemade Maraschino Cherries

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Road trip from the city to the country for a homecoming BBQ! Time to bake a very vintage Maraschino Cherry Cake using a turn-of-the-century recipe and our very own homemade maraschino cherries! (though you can try it with store-bought maraschino cherries too!) Continue reading

Fresh Banana Frosting Recipe for Betty’s Banana Layer Cake

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This homemade vintage banana frosting is made with one fresh banana. Then the vintage banana layer cake is ready to spread with yummy frosting and slices of, you guessed it, more fresh bananas. I’m not sure you could get any more vintage charm from a cake than with this combo of cake, fruit and frosting. 🙂 Continue reading

Betty’s Banana Layer Cake Recipe – A Vintage Cake Loaded with Charm

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The real deal retro-style cake. A classic banana layer cake from the 1940’s made in that simple old-fashioned style like Grandma used to bake. If you’re a vintage cake junkie, THIS is the one for you! Or…If you’re just a dabbler in the vintage arts and want a moist and vibrant cake loaded with charm, break out that Hobart mixer and some ripe nanners cause this one’s gonna scratch it right outta the park! Continue reading

Vintage Summer Snow #Cake Recipe with Strawberries and Cream

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White as snow vintage cake — or bright as the sunshine on your party patio! Dribble some fresh strawberries and cream over top and you’ve got a fluffy white cake that’s tender and downy just like your grandma used to make. Throw in the fact that this recipe is over a hundred years old and similar to (or better than) that airy-go-lucky Angel Food Cake and you’ll have a winning vintage cake hit on your hands! Continue reading

Vintage Harlequin Cake Recipe with an Extraordinary Heirloom Strawberry Frosting

The Vintage Harlequin Cake! A lovely pink and chocolate and white charmer filled with delicate Strawberry Heirloom Frosting and frosted with Strawberry Whipped Cream! Short-listed for the Wow Factor, whether you use regular stacked cakes (vintage style) or go for the filled dome pans Hollywood Bowl style! Continue reading

1963 Kansas Golden Buttermilk Cake Recipe – That Gets Better By The Day!

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A step-by-step vintage recipe from 1963 makes a tender buttermilk cake that gets better by the day! Continue reading

The New and Improved Mary Todd Lincoln Vanilla Almond Cake Recipe

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A rich and buttery vanilla almond cake made from scratch with fine quality ingredients just like an old-fashioned Seduction Cake — and it needs no frosting! ooohh! Continue reading